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Tile Floor Cleaning. 'Get off your hands and knees'!

Commercial or residential, all tiled flooring needs cleaning. It looks great until the porous grout turns a different colour, or the whole tile itself is embedded with dirt and grime, which is usually the result of residual chemical left behind from mopping, that it just won't budge! Thats where our tile and grout cleaning service is of benefit.We use the latest advanced cleaning solutions and equipment, involving high pressure wash cleaning and powerful suction capabilities to remove dirt and g...

June 5, 2024

Removal of indentations on carpet

To remove furniture indentations from carpet, pour enough hot water to fill the indentation, leave 30 seconds then place a folded towel on top and stand on it to soak up most of the water. Leave to dry naturally or play a fan on the area to speed up the drying. Deeper indentations may need a second treatment.If they are stubborn and still remain call us at Gardna Carpet Cleaning and we'll sort it.Note: Synthetic carpets do not respond as well as woolen carpets due to the ‘bounce back’ of fib...

April 16, 2024

Why have my carpets professionally cleaned?

Carpets are a significant investment. Professional cleaning protects this investment by maintaining your carpet's appearance and functionality over time. Three important reasons to hire a trusted professional carpet cleaner: 1.     They have the knowledge and experience to assess the type of carpet, identify stains, and choose the most effective cleaning methods. This tailored approach is based on the specific needs of your carpet, ensuring the right cleaning method...

February 12, 2024

Cat Urine on Carpet

Our furry friends are so cute, but can leave your carpet with a lingering odour, and in some cases cause major damage to it.Depending on the volume of urine or how many times the area has been affected, it has the ability to seep into the backing and underlay of the carpet, and sometimes even the sub floor, which makes it more difficult to treat. Getting onto it straight away is your best option if you can.1.      Dab up as much as you can by thickly folding up a towel, ...

November 24, 2023

Upholstery Cleaning of your Furniture

How much time do you and your family spend sitting on the couch? Curled up with a good book or watching the TV. Family diners round the table on your dining chairs. Are they free from ‘hand swipes’ or food spills?Having clean furniture eliminates allergens and bacteria and in the process restores it and helps extend its life.Our cleaning processes and knowledgeable technicians will have your furniture not only looking good, but feeling good as well....

August 14, 2023

Lily Pollen Stain on Carpet

Lily pollen from stamens of lilies can be a real problem and cause disastrous results. Most importantly DO NOT PUT WATER ON IT. Instead, smother the pollen with talcum/baby powder, leave for a few days and vacuum off. The pollen should absorb into the powder. If the staining is still present call us.To avoid the chance of staining your carpet in the first place, cut out the stamens altogether from the lily.Enjoy your lilies!...

June 14, 2023

What is the most efficient, effective carpet cleaning method?

Basically, carpet cleaning methods can be placed in one of two categories: Wet or Dry Cleaning. Wet cleaning involves using cleaning solution and hot water extraction. Dry cleaning involves the use of chemicals applied by a rotating pad or brush.Lets take a closer look at these two methods:Hot Water Extraction or Steam CleaningThis method is also known as restorative cleaning. That's because its the only carpet cleaning method known to remove 97% of the dirt and bacteria from...

April 25, 2023

Lets here it for your carpet!

Have you thanked your carpet lately? Yes really appreciated it for what it does? Your carpet can take a battering, but does it complain? No. It just goes about doing what it does best, being a great insulator, absorbing sound waves and diminishing echoes, acting as a cushion against sound transfer from room to room, hiding dirt, bacteria and allergens. Wow! Carpet also provides a layer of thermal insulation (especially when combined with a thick underlay), as it forms a protective barrier betwee...

July 14, 2022

What type of carpet to choose?

Many people ask us what type of carpet they should choose to carpet their home. This is a big decision as it is costly and you want your carpet to stay looking like new for as long as possible. Manufacturers say carpet should last about 10 years. With regular vacuuming, prompt attention to spills and periodic cleaning, it should last longer. There are a few things to consider when looking for new carpet, not only the carpet but the environment it is being installed into. So what type you ask? Wo...

June 16, 2022

How Long Will It Take For My Carpet to Dry?

We use hot water deep extraction methods, as a deep restorative carpet clean not only refreshes the look of your carpets, but also removes hidden dirt and allergens. To get this intensive clean, we need to cycle through a lot of water, then remove it along with any soiling, allergens and the cleaning solution. The powerful suction capabilities of our machinery removes 95% of the moisture used in the cleaning process, giving a deeper clean and drier carpets. How long it takes for your carpet to d...

May 19, 2022

Tile Floor Cleaning

Commercial or residential, all tiled flooring needs cleaning. It looks great until the porous grout turns a different colour, or the whole tile itself is embedded with dirt and grime, which is usually the result of residual chemical left behind from mopping, that  just won't budge! That's where our tile and grout cleaning service is of benefit. We use the latest advanced cleaning solutions and equipment, with rotary scrubbing, high pressure cleaning and powerful suction capabilities to remo...

April 12, 2022

Healthy Carpet & Upholstery - Healthy Family

Are coughs, colds and sneezes taking their toll? Exposure to allergens and bacteria can make its way into your home. General day to day cleaning of your home needs to be complimented with carpet and upholstery cleaning to keep your home clean, healthy and happy. How much time do you and your family spend sitting on the couch? Curled up with a good book or watching the TV. Family diners round the table on your dining chairs. Are they free from ‘hand swipes’ or food spills? Having clean furni...

March 30, 2022

Extend The Life Of Your Carpet By Having Good Underlay

When you are choosing a new carpet, you should always work on the basis that new underlay should also be purchased. Here are some of the reasons why we believe underlay is a vital component when purchasing new carpet. Underlay laid under carpet reduces the noise levels in your home by up to 25%. A perfectly chosen underlay gives your feet great cushioning effects when you walk over carpet, and enhances your carpets’ life. Foam underlay is a very affordable option as it’s both cheap in cost ...

February 24, 2022

How Often Should I have My Carpet Professionally Cleaned?

One of the most common questions we get asked is ‘how often should I clean my carpet’? There are several things to consider when wondering how often you should have your carpet professionally cleaned. Your environment plays a big part in this. To get the most out of your carpet you need to look after it, and clean it before it starts to show signs of soiling or wear. Deep down soil can cause your carpet to break-down prematurely, shortening its lifespan, the soil causing an abrasive action o...

January 10, 2022

Berry Stain on Carpet

1.Scrape up any solid matter with a knife, being careful not to push it further into the carpet. 2.Blot up any liquid by placing a towel over the area and standing on it. 3.Pour a little soda water (or water) on to part of the stain and blot it up with a towel, by standing on it, if that works, repeat on the rest of the stain, pouring water, then blotting up until you can’t get any more colour out. Sometimes this is all you need to do. If the stain has gone, dry the area with a fan to prevent...

October 26, 2021

Treating Red Wine Spill

With a towel, fold it up and blot up as much of the red wine as you can. If you have any white wine, pour that onto the area and blot that up too. (doesn’t matter if you haven’t). Then pour water onto the area to rinse out the excess wine and blot up with folded towel. You may need to do this a few times. Stop when no more colour is transferred into the towel. If you have a fan, set that up on the area to speed up the drying. If the stain is still visible, call us, and we can treat it....

September 8, 2021

Carpet Types - What's the difference?

Carpet is one of the most important things when creating a comfortable and healthy home. Gardna Carpet Cleaning believes it is very important to have knowledge of the different carpet types available, to ensure you get the perfect match for your installation space. There are many different types and styles of carpet and sometimes it can be a tough job telling them apart. Knowing the basics about the different carpet types will provide you with a stable foundation upon which to begin your carpet ...

May 4, 2021

Nail Polish Spill on Carpet

Yes your first reaction is to mop it up, but depending on what you do will affect the outcome of fully removing the nail polish from the carpet. If you need to, just blot the nail polish spill carefully with absorbent paper, being careful not to push it further into the carpet. DO NOT USE NAIL POLISH REMOVER: All this does is thin the nail polish down, spreading it out further, which will then be absorbed so deep into the fibre, we may not be able to remove it. Call Us! Removing nail p...

April 6, 2021

Our Response to COVID-19

The safety and well being of our customers and staff are our top priority, and as a result of the ever changing situation with regards to COVID-19, we’ve taken a few extra precautionary measures, along with our hygiene standards, to make sure everyone is as safe as possible....

March 3, 2021

Fresh Spill on Carpet

Scrape up any solid matter (if any) with a knife, being careful not to push it further into the carpet. Blot up any liquid by placing a folded up towel over area and standing on it. Repeat this as many time as necessary.Pour a little soda water (or water) on to part of the stain and blot it up, if that works, repeat on the rest of the stain. Repeat, blotting up liquid as necessary. Play a cooling fan onto the area to help speed up the drying and prevent staining.If it doesn’t respond, ring us....

February 3, 2021

What to do before our technician arrives

Your satisfaction on the completion of the job is our top priority. Taking these pro-active steps ensures everything runs smoothly and you can discuss with our technician any finer points, so that you are both aware of the expected outcome of the clean. As we use truck mounted equipment, we need to park our vehicle as close as possible to an entry door, in order to run hoses for our cleaning equipment. Make sure vehicles are not obstructing access. Porcelain knick-knacks, fine china, collectible...

January 12, 2021

Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Looking Good Over the Xmas Break

Have you ever wondered why some people keep their carpets looking good, like they’ve just come out of the showroom, while with kids and a couple of pets, yours is a battle ground of grime, odors and spilled drinks….and Christmas is upon us! Well it’s simple! They believe that prevention is better than cure. By making some simple changes you’ll not only save money from professional carpet cleaning bills, but your carpet will look good and last much longer too. So here are 5 simple ti...

December 21, 2020

Sickness Prevention

If sickness has been through your home or workplace, you will have stuck to a basic cleaning regime. There is another element to add to your arsenal in the fight against spreading germs.Carpet and rugs are very effective air filters for your environment, trapping dirt and germs, preventing them from recirculating into the air and spreading. In fact studies have shown that homes with carpet are more healthy than just having hard floors. However the carpets themselves need to be cared for as well....

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